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Is It Time to Kill Off the Flush Toilet?

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Though the common flush toilet has remained largely the same since it’s invention in 1596, the world it inhabits has changed drastically. City populations have mushroomed, sewers have become overburdened and water has become scarcer. Now, the flushing loo — that human innovation that lifted the industrialized world out of its own dirt, cholera and dysentery — is quickly becoming one of the more egregious instruments of waste in this time of acutely finite resources.

Is It Time to Kill Off the Flush Toilet? – TIME

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Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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